Airline

Qatar ExxonMobil Open winner...

Doha, QATAR – World number six tennis star Jo-Wilfried Tsonga put on a top performance in Qatar over the weekend, winning the Qatar Airways-sponsored Qatar ExxonMobil Open 2012.


The French star won the title in two straight sets, beating compatriot Gael Monfils, 7-5, 6-3, in front of an enthusiastic crowd at the Khalifa International Tennis and Squash Complex.


Qatar Airways, Official Airline of the six-day event, has been a strong supporter of the tournament over the years.


The tournament saw former World Number 1 crowd favourites Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal compete, but they failed to make it to the final.


Qatar Airways Chief Executive Officer Akbar Al Baker said: “My congratulations go out to Jo-Wilfried Tsonga for winning this year’s tournament. The Qatar ExxonMobil Open gets better year after year and we were very proud to have flown some of the world’s best tennis players to Doha for what was an exciting tournament.”


Tsonga will now compete in next week’s Australian Open in Melbourne, his sixth time playing in the prestigious competition since turning professional in 2004.

More Airline
Big jump in international passengers for Saudi Airlines
flydubai will fly to Tashkent from 11 March 2019
New Istanbul airport starts operations
Latest Travel News
Kazakhstan's new tourist attraction - fa...
Summer in Turkey...
Taif Season attracts more than 750,000 v...
Featured Sights To See
Cours Saleya

Cours Saleya

Nice, France

This is a favorite location for the locals of Nice to come and relax and is one of the most famous market places in the city. It is a pedestrian zone with cafes and restaurants lining both sides of the street. There is a flower and fruits and vegetables market here every Tuesday to Sunday. On Mondays, an antiques fair is held at this venue and during the summer you can visit an arts and crafts m...

London Eye

London Eye

London, United Kingdom

From its completion in 2000 until 2006, the London Eye was the world’s tallest Ferris wheel. One of several iconic projects built to celebrate the year 2000 (along with the Millennium Dome and the Millenium Bridge), it has become a symbol of London in the twenty-first century. The eye features 32 capsules, each representing one of London’s boroughs and capable of holding up to 25 people. Owing t...

Memorial to the Victims of Communism

Memorial to the Victims of Communism

Prague, Czech Republic

A prominent sculpture that has male figures at various stages of aridness descending a staircase; a line runs down the centre counts the victims of torture, exile and death which is quite sobering. Address: foot of Petrin Hill                      ...

Galería de Arte Nacional

Galería de Arte Nacional

Caracas, Venezuela

Located right next to the Museum of Natural Sciences, the National Art Gallery contains four centuries of artwork from all around Venezuela, housing over 400 individual samples.                     ...